January 20, 2010

Whatever Wednesday

Each Wednesday we post links from the previous week that touch on special needs adoption. Our hope is that these small snapshots provide you with a glimpse of life after adopting through China's waiting child program... both the long-term blessings and the challenges that come with parenting a child with special needs. We also hope to raise awareness about a variety of special needs.

When all else fails: Get on your knees!
-- adoptive momma (China) Rina at Bringing Home Myah... navigating a year of trials as they struggle to get their daughter the medical care she needs

Freak Show and And I Came to Realize -- adoptive momma (China) Shirlee McCoy at And Then There Were Seven... overhearing a recent conversation at her daughter's dance school sets this momma's blood to boiling, but then she realizes something important

Testing Again -- adoptive momma (China) Cheri at Infinite Love... her daughter's therapist recommends another test, this time for autism

The Long and Winding Road: Day 11 -- adoptive momma (China) Robin at Tea For Two... pictorial diary of a therapy session

bye bye Tonsils -- adoptive momma (China) Sharon at In the Light of Eternity... describing her son's upcoming tonsillectomy, which will be performed before his p-flap surgery

Avatar and other movies with disabled people -- momma Ellen at To The Max... two movie lists: ones that have characters who happen to have a disability of some kind and another list of movies where the main storyline centers around ability/ disability

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